A Guest Lecture was organized by department of Child Health Nursing on “Exclusive breastfeeding: counselling for new mothers” on 31/08/2021 at Ramaiah institute of nursing education and research. The Guest Lecture was delivered by Dr. Maheshwari.M, an international board certified Lactation consultant, she emphasized on the benefits of breastfeeding, initiation, positions, correct latching and management of breast feeding related issues.


The department of OBG nursing, Ramaiah Institute of Nursing Education and Research, organized a guest lecture on “Pregnancy and birth: An Ayurveda Perspective” on 30.10.21.The guest invited was Dr. Savitha S Patil, Professor and H.O.D, Prasuthi thanthra and Sthree roga, Sri Sri Ayurveda Hospital, Bangalore .She explained about the ayurvedic approaches in preconception care, pregnancy and puerperium. Management of gynaecological disorders were also discussed in brief during the lecture. This lecture gave students an insight about importance of dinacharya and yoga in the maintenance of health. 46 students belonging to 3rd year GNM, 4th year B.Sc. nursing, 1st and 2nd PBBSc. Nursing, 1st and 2nd MSc. Nursing were benefited by the lecture. The students asked several doubts regarding the ayurvedic management of obstetric and gynaecological problems.



E-poster presentation competition was organized on “Common social problems” (illiteracy, poverty , substance abuse and AIDS) on 07.09.2021 and 08.09.2021 from the department of sociology for 2nd year B.Sc. nursing students. Students participated actively in the competition.



          A Virtual training program was organized by Indian Nursing Council on “Orientation to revised B.Sc Nursing syllabus” for all the nursing faculty from 01.09.2021 to 04.09.2021 on Zoom platform. All the faculty of RINER have actively participated in this virtual training program.




Sadbhavana Diwas was organized at Ramaiah Institute of Nursing Education and Research, Bengaluru-54, through National Service Scheme Unit on 18-08-2021.The programme began with the NSS Invocation song. Significance of the day was explained. The main theme of “Sadbhavana” is to promote good will, national integrity and communal harmony among the people of India irrespective of caste, creed and religion. The theme is promoted by taking “Sadbhavana Day Pledge”. Programme ended with the NSS power clap.


6. Guest Lecture on “Role of Psychiatric Nurse Consultant”

A Virtual Guest Lecture was organized by the Department of Mental Health Nursing on “Role of Psychiatric Nurse Consultant” on 20.12.2021 at Ramaiah Institute of Nursing Education and Research. The Lecture was delivered by Dr. Arunjyoti Baruah (Ph.D), Professor and HOD, Department of Psychiatric Nursing, LGB Regional Institute of Mental Health, Assam. 150 participants were benefited from the Guest lecture.



I year GNM and III year GNM students (83 students)  of RINER actively participated in Pulse polio immunization programme from 27th February 2022 to 2nd March 2022 under Mathikere Urban Health centre, Sanjay Nagar Urban Health Centre and Aramane Nagar Urban Health Centre. Around Total of 3,250 underfive children are vaccinated against polio.




III year GNM students have participated in the general health camp organised by Ramaiah Medical College Hospital in collaboration with Sadasmitha foundation, Amuruthahalli on 6th of March 2022 at Byatarayanapura,Bangalore. The people were screened for hypertension, diabetes mellitus, cataract of glaucoma, musculoskeletal problems and neurological problems.  500 beneficiaries were benefitted out of this camp.


9. Tenth Annual Workshop on “Basic Research Methodology”

Ramaiah Institute of Nursing Education & Research (RINER) in collaboration with Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences conducted the Tenth annual workshop on “Basic Research Methodology” from 9th March to 11th March 2022.  The workshop was attended by forty-eight delegates that included PG students from nursing, Physiotherapy and Public Health, UG nursing students and nursing faculty from different parts of Karnataka. The resource persons were from RINER, Life and allied health science, RUAS, St.John’s Research Institute, Ramaiah International Centre for Public Health Innovations and Ramaiah Medical College. All participants highly appreciated the scientific sessions and expressed their satisfaction about the workshop.


On the occasion of International Women’s day on 15th March 2022, RINER had organized Essay competition on Gender based violence: Why women are target and Panel discussion on Women empowerment – Thoughts from Indian states for nursing students. Around 43 students had participated in Essay competition and student representatives from various states such as   North, North-East, West Bengal, Kerala and Karnataka actively participated in panel discussion. The event was followed by prize distribution to the best speaker of Panel discussion.


The International Women’s Day was celebrated by RINER on 15th March, 2022 at RINER auditorium. The event was attended by all teaching faculty and students of RINER. Dr. Sonali Jadhav Tarachand, Prinicpal, RINER highlighted the importance of Gender equality and contribution of women in nursing. Teaching faculties including male faculty also expressed their views and opinion regarding Gender bias and equality on the occasion of International Women’s Day, 2022.

12. Blood Donation Camp 2022 

 A blood donation camp was organized by National Service Scheme unit of Ramaiah Institute of Nursing Education and Research in collaboration with Ramaiah Memorial Hospital, Blood Bank, Bangalore on 18th March 2022. From 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM with the aim to create awareness and motivate students for Blood Donation.

                        Staff and student volunteers showed interest in donating blood. A total of 73 units of blood was donated by the staff and student volunteers of RINER, Bangalore. A Certificate of appreciation and refreshment was given to each donor as a token of gratitude for the successful voluntary donor camp.



Ramaiah Institute of Nursing Education & Research in coordination with division of  Ramaiah Intellectual property right cell organized faculty awareness programme on 25th & 26th March 2022. The faculties were sensitized about patents, copy writes, trademarks, and Ramaiah IPR policies. 



Lamp lighting ceremony for the 31st batch of B.Sc Nursing and 29th batch of General Nursing Midwifery of Ramaiah Institute of Nursing Education & Research was held on 14th of April 2022 at Ramaiah Medical college auditorium, Bangalore. On the same day a total of 68 students from 26th & 27th batch of B.Sc, 18th & 19th batch of Post Basic B.Sc and 27th & 28th batch of M.Sc, who passed out during the academic year 2019-20 & 2020-21 received their graduation certificates from the Chief Guest Major General Elizabeth John, Former Additional Director General of Military Nursing Services (ADGMNS), Indian Army. Chief guest shared real life experiences to motivate young budding nurses to work in hospital with patients by “Healing Touch”. Major General Elizabeth John also gave away special awards to students performing best in academics, bed side and to the overall best performing students.

       Dr. Sonali Jadhav, Principal presented the college report for the academic year 2019-2020 and 2020-2021. Invited guests from Ramaiah group of institutions along with special guests, parents and guardians of the students attended the ceremony in large numbers.


A team of 16 students from Ramaiah Institute of Nursing Education & Research participated in Regional Football Tournament organized by Rajarajeswari College of Nursing on the occasion of World Health Day on 5th April 2022. Mr.Shibin Abdulla from 2nd year B.Sc(N) won “Man of the match” trophy in the tournament.    


Ramaiah Institute of Nursing Education and Research celebrated  International Nurses Day-2022 on 12th May 2022. Principal and faculty expressed their views about the International nurse’s day theme “Nurses: A Voice to Lead – Invest in nursing and respect rights to secure global health” . 

17. Dr. Sonali Jadhav, Principal RINER

  • is selected as a scholar in the Global Nursing Leadership Institute (GNLI), Geneva, Switzerland, 2022 cohort and has also received full Bursary from World Bank to pursue this program. She is first from the private sector to be selected for this program from India.
  • presented a poster on the study titled “Development of ontological framework to map the undergraduate nursing curriculum for its NCD risk reduction education” content at a consultation event organized by Access Health International in collaboration with NITI Aayog, New Delhi on 24th May 2022. Dr.Arkalgud Ramprasad, Professor Emeritus of Information and Decision Sciences at the University of Illinois, Chicago, USA was her mentor.

delivered a session on “Invest in nursing – How can nursing education in country be improved” during the second conference organized by  Association of Nurse Executives (India) on 27th May 2022.


International Yoga day was celebrated on 21st June 2022 at Dwaraka Auditorium, Ramaiah Campus. Total 48 students and 1 faculty actively participated in performing various asanas led by Mr. Nagendra. B.N Yoga Instructor, Ramaiah Indic Specialty Ayurveda – Restoration Hospital. The session followed common yogaasanas and its importance.

19. WORLD BREASTFEEDING WEEK- 2022 ( 1st August to 7th August 2022)

World Breastfeeding week is celebrated on the 1st week of August every year.   This year’s Breastfeeding week theme is Step Up for Breastfeeding: Educate and Support”. Breastfeeding week was well planned and organized by Departments of OBG Nursing, Child health nursing and community health nursing of Ramaiah Institute of Nursing Education and Research (RINER) with collaboration of the Department of Paediatrics Ramaiah medical teaching hospital.

 During Breastfeeding week, August 2022, different activities were conducted each day at Mudalpalya Maternity Home, OBG OPD of Ramaiah Medical College Hospital, Srirampura Referral Hospital, Hunasamaranahalli subcenter,Bangalore. faculty from the Departments of OBG, Child Health Nursing and  Community health nursing and students of III year GNM, IV year BSc [N] and MSc nursing, RINER actively participated in each activity. 


Day1 –  2nd August 2022

  1. Model and Poster Presentation at Ramaiah medical teaching hospital, Bangalore

    M.Sc Nursing Postgraduate students actively participated in giving education regarding benefit     of breastfeeding, stigmas on breast feeding.


  1. Breast feeding awareness programme at Mudalpalya maternity home, Bangalore

4 III year GNM, 14 IV year B.Sc nursing students actively participated in giving education  on exclusive breastfeeding,- early initiation, position, benefits and management of common issues of breast feeding, diet to enhance breast feeding  to 27 mothers. 


Day 2- 3rd  August 2022  

  1. Breast feeding awareness programme at OBG OPD, Ramaiah Medical College Hospital

Faculty from Ramaiah nursing college, 3 III GNM, 9 IV year B.Sc Nursing  and 1MSc nursing students  actively participated in giving education on exclusive breastfeeding,- early initiation, position, benefits and management of common issues of breast feeding ,diet to enhance breast feeding to 42 mothers at  OBG OPD Ramaiah medical college hospital.


  1. Essay Writing Competition:

Topic: Step Up for Breastfeeding: Educate and Support

B.Sc Nursing 10  students and M.Sc Nursing 4 students participated in essay writing competition. Ankita Bhattachariya (4th Year), Renu Malik (1st Year Ms.Sc), Mainsh Chetti (4t Year), Mamata Jadhav (4th Year) students won prizes.


Day 3 – 4th   August 2022  

  1. Breast feeding awareness programme at OBG OPD, at Sanjay Nagar Urban Primary Health Center, Bangalore

Faculty of Ramaiah nursing college has conducted a awareness programme on exclusive breastfeeding,- early initiation, position, and benefits, management of common issues of breast feeding ,diet to enhance breast feeding  to 25 mothers with their family members.

  1. Painting Competition

Nursing officers from hospital, M.Sc Nursing 4 students participated in painting activity and Arundathi (1st M.Sc) won 3rd prize.

Day 4 and 5 –  8 and 9 th August 2022

  1. Peer counsellors training programme at Hunasamarenahalli sub center, Bangalore Rural


As a part of breast feeding promotion and awareness programme Peer counsellor training programme was conducted and  25 women were selected as peer counsellors at Hunasamaranahalli village, Bengaluru, Karnataka.

These women where trained on 1 st day regarding antenatal and postnatal preparation of mothers

for breastfeeding, demonstrated with infant mannequin techniques of breast feeding, using hand

puppets demonstrated correct latching method.

On 2 nd day these women’s where trained with the help of model and charts about identification

and management of minor ailments related to breastfeeding and also discussed common concerns

of mothers related to breastfeeding.

The knowledge level of these identified peer counsellors was assessed before and after the

awareness programme. Their was significant improvement in the knowledge level of these

women’s after the training programme.

At the end the doubts of these women’s were discussed and they were encouraged to identify

antenatal and postnatal women in their locality and create awareness and promote breastfeeding

among them.


  1. Quiz Competition

Under graduate and Post graduate Nursing students participated along with PG doctors and Nursing officers. Renu Malik (1st year) won 1st place, Tannu Thapa (2nd M.Sc) won 2nd place and Sylvester Francisco (3rd B.Sc) won 3rd place.

Day 6 – 10th August 2022 at Srirampura referral hospital Bangalore.

7 III GNM students ,30  IV year BSc nursing students actively participated in giving education  on exclusive breastfeeding,- early initiation, position, and benefits, management of common issues of breast feeding ,diet to enhance breast feeding  to 35 mothers at Srirampur referral hospital Bangalore.